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2008-09-25 15:00:37

By CLAIRE HARRISON THE Tourist Information Centre (TIC) situated at George Best Belfast City Airport is celebrating a successful first year after handling 55,000 enquiries since opening, significantly more than expected. Located in the arrivals hall, the TIC was opened last August next to the redesigned airport information desk. The aim of the project was to provide an enhanced service for both visitors and local users. Catering for the immediate needs of visitors, the facility provides...

2008-09-12 00:00:17

I popped along to the Tourist Information Centre the other day for a copy of the Bath movie map, which highlights some of the films shot here and the locations. Along with the new Clapperboard film tours, the leaflet is a welcome initiative. After all, the average visitor connects with familiar films and their stars more than with obscure characters from the dim past on house plaques. Movies are a fresh way of exploring the city. For locals, it's intriguing to see our home patch on...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'